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Paula Deen

Going to Pot

On QVC

6/23/2013 5:43 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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If you're lookin' for Paula Deen's pots and pans, you better jump fast, because it looks like her shelf-life on QVC is about to expire.

Deen -- who appears on the product-hawking network to pitch her cookware -- may lose her platform over the "n-word" revelations.

A rep for the network says they have "concerns [over] the unfortunate Paula Deen situation."  The rep adds, "Please know that QVC does not tolerate discriminatory behavior."

Now this is the weird part, which makes QVC sound -- how do you say in English -- as spineless as deep-fried octopus.  "We are closely monitoring these events and we are reviewing our business relationship with Ms. Deen.  In the meantime, we have no immediate plans to have her appear on QVC."

Translation -- They're waiting to see which way the wind blows.

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46.

Fredsicles     

How come blacks can use the n word all the time? If its such a horrible horrible word they should stop using it. Wah wah wah

424 days ago
47.

CyndiChainsaW    

She really needs a makeover. I mean with her makeup. Old broads don't need to wear eyeliner on the bottom. It's looks ridiculous.

424 days ago
48.

Gomer Wymphf    

Um ... like ... if you can't use the "N" word does that mean guinea, wop, spick, chink, beaner, harp, polack, git, limey, rag, frog, kraut, squint, square head, kike, spade, coon, mick, greaser, ***, *****, slope, coon ass, yank, wog, bohunk, abo, spearchucker, spook, wigger, dago, gringo, hill billy, honkie, hun, hymie, yid, injun, jap, jungle bunny, nip, cracker, oreo, paki, raghead, redneck, round eye, shine, sambo, wetback, zip, etc. etc. etc. are out too?

424 days ago
49.

tony o    

If you have displayed racist behavior in the past, then you will continue to do so presently and in the future. It's a part of who you are. Don't pretend to be ashamed or apologetic. If you are truly racist, then be proud because that is what you are. Be the best, damned racist you can be. Don't apologize for what you are. You are a racist - act like one. It's in your history and your childhood. Be proud of your history.

424 days ago
50.

Koko    

So if blk ppl use the N word that makes them racist?? Lmao at you ppl and the pathetic measures u all go through to support someone who u dnt even know.

424 days ago
51.

Sammied    

Look at all the racist's who've woken up today with they're panties in a bunch! Y'all are mad now! Worried about the same punishment happening to you? Paula Deen deserves all of this negative feedback! Learn to STFU and keep your racist thoughts to yourselves. Otherwise deal with the consequences and "Stay Mad!" Lol

424 days ago
52.

FuckYouTMZFreedomofSpeechmyAss    

So you want me to get over that white peace of **** but won't forgive Chris Brown?? Y'all a bunch of hyprocrites! **** everybody who's on that racist bitch side!!

424 days ago
53.

Sammied    

01 Sammied 0 Seconds Ago Look at all the racist's who've woken up today with their panties in a bunch! Y'all are mad now! Worried about the same punishment happening to you? Paula Deen deserves all of this negative feedback! Learn to STFU and keep your racist thoughts to yourselves. Otherwise deal with the consequences and "Stay Mad!" Lol

424 days ago
54.

Sammied    

Look at all the racist's who've woken up today with their panties in a bunch! Y'all are mad now! Worried about the same punishment happening to you? Paula Deen deserves all of this negative feedback! Learn to STFU and keep your racist thoughts to yourselves. Otherwise deal with the consequences and "Stay Mad!" Lol

424 days ago
55.

Sheshe87    

People people people y'all keep saying what's wrong with it black ppl call each other that all the time no CORRecTIOn black ppl say N*gga they don't ever call each other N*gger those are two totally diff words and mean two completely diff things. That is not the only hung Paula deen has ever said so plz cut it out I love all ppl of all colors and I hate that rascism even still exist. Y'all saying black ppl need to get over it umm that's like saying the Jews should get over the holocaust umm no they both went through terrible things their still paying for today smh

424 days ago
56.

BB not bb    

Southerners use the N word to refer to black slaves. It can be used to referr to servants who worked in the home and were treated as beloved members of the family. It was not used as an insult in the past in some instances.


Not all relationships between slave and master were full of hatred. There was at times mutual respect and love. If you read the story of Equiano, who was an African boy sold into slavery, he had warm feelings toward his master and his family. He even wrote about sleeping in the same bed with them on a shipride to England, with his hand in the hand of the masters son over the master's belly as they slept.


People would rather be free, no doubt. Some masters abused their slaves, no doubt. But that is not to say that every reference to slaves is meant as a slur.

424 days ago
57.

Wellington     

She and her brother, Bubba did a lot more than using the "n" word. They also made black employees use separate restrooms from whites; use sex discriminating paying women less than men for the same job; made black employees use the back door of the restaurant, etc. It's all in the lawsuit with plenty of named witnesses.

http://www.atlawblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Jackson-v.-Deen-et-al.-Complaint.pdf

424 days ago
58.

Mike    

Harvey, your hard-on for destroying Deen is truly sickening. I am no fan of hers by any means, but it's obvious that this woman is a product of her upbringing in the deep south, but is hardly a mean-spirited person. Hollywood is full of those types, but you seldom go after them. You smell blood, or more accurately money, and you won't stop until this woman is penniless or commits suicide. Sleep well Mr. Levin.

424 days ago
59.

the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

I don't care if PD is racist or not, but I'll never understand how my fellow white people get all whiney because black people don't accept it and like it when white people use the word. Seriously, are you complaining because you WANT to the say n-word? If you want to say it, then say it, nobody stopping you, but don't expect people to like it, they're not going to.

Paula got fired because she represents her employers and employers want money, they want white people's money AND they want black people's money. Bottom line.

424 days ago
60.

FuckYouTMZFreedomofSpeechmyAss    

I don't give a **** about her, she got what she deserves! I have black friends and never heard them using the N word. That's so degrating and I won't accept or tolerate racism! My mom taught me better than that!

424 days ago
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